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Mesquite Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Barclay Gibson

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BH Photo #249877

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Mesquite Creek Bridge on CR 617
Location
Hamilton County, Texas
Status
Removed and replaced
History
Replaced 2009
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.72832, -98.28848   (decimal degrees)
31°43'42" N, 98°17'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/567404/3510542 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pottsville
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090980AA0302001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33074 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
31

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2013: New photos from Barclay Gibson
  • March 20, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Updated status per forum posting

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Mesquite Creek Bridge
Posted March 20, 2011, by aaron leibold (aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge replaced by concrete deck.